There are 5 ways to get from Sendai to Nagaoka by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Omiya(Saitama) Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...
  2. Take the train from Omiya(Saitama) to Nagaoka Shinkansen Max Toki / ...

$118 - $167

Cheapest option

Bus Yamako Bus, train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Yamako Bldg
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Niigata
  3. Take the train from Niigata to Nagaoka

$40 - $59

3 alternative options

Bus JR Bus Tōhoku, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Hirosedori to Shin-Niigata
  2. Take the train from Niigata to Nagaoka Jr Shinetsu / ...

$55 - $59

Bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Hirosedori to Shin-Niigata

$84 - $111

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Sendai to Nagaoka 167.6 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Sendai to Nagaoka. However, there are services departing from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) and arriving at Nagaoka via Omiya(Saitama). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Sendai and Nagaoka is 199 km. The road distance is 268.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sendai to Nagaoka without a car is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Sendai to Nagaoka, including transfers.

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Sendai to Nagaoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) station.

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The best way to get from Sendai to Nagaoka is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 39 min.

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Sendai to Nagaoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Nagaoka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sendai to Nagaoka is 268 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from Sendai to Nagaoka.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Nagaoka. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sendai to Nagaoka.
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  • Distance: 124.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

What companies run services between Sendai, Miyagi, Japan and Nagaoka, Japan?

You can take a train from Sendai to Nagaoka via Omiya(Saitama) in around 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, JR Bus Tōhoku operates a bus from Sendai to Nagaoka every 4 hours. Tickets cost $47 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Niigata to Nagaoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Hirosedori to Shin-Niigata
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$47
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Yamako Bldg
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Niigata
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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